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Kimberly A. Wachen, Kenneth S. Jacob, Karoline Nunez*
Effective June 20, 2020, the Federal Reserve updated its Term Sheet and Frequently Asked Questions (the “Updated FAQs”) describing the Main Street Lending Program (the “Program”) to expand the number of businesses that may be eligible to borrow under the Program.
Berin S. Romagnolo, Nancy A. Noonan
President Trump has issued an Executive Order restricting foreign nationals from entering the US in various temporary work visa categories (H-1B, H-2B, L-1, and certain J-1 categories, restricting entry of family members requiring derivative visas).
Wayne H. Matelski
The FDA has just issued a Guidance on what it considers to be appropriate Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMPs) for Responding to COVID-19 infections in employees in drug and biological manufacturing facilities. 
Kimberly A. Wachen, David M. Martin, Megan E. Woodward
Effective June 20, 2020, the Federal Reserve updated its Term Sheet and Frequently Asked Questions (the “Updated FAQs”) describing the Main Street Lending Program (the “Program”) to expand the number of businesses that may be eligible to borrow under the Program.
Eva J. Pulliam, Mariam Creedon, Christine Chong
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect January 1, 2020 and created several rights for California residents, including the game-changing right to opt-out of the sale of personal information.
Richard J. Krainin, Amal U. Dave, Tal M. Unrad, Justin A. Goldberg, Sung Soo (Steven) Yoon
On June 17, 2020, the US Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, published a new PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Form 3508EZ (EZ Forgiveness Application), which requires fewer calculations and less documentation for eligible borrowers.
Claudia D. Hartleben
US Trade Representative Lighthizer told Congress that tariffs will be imposed on countries that unilaterally impose digital service taxes (DSTs).
Paul R. Lynd
When California employers have arbitration agreements with employees, those agreements may encompass a dispute concerning wages. If an employee sues for wages, the employer can petition the court to compel arbitration based on the agreement. 
Rachel J. Richardson, Julianne DeLeo, Alyssa L. Gould
Draft term sheets issued by the Federal Reserve Board announce a proposed expansion of the Main Street Lending Program to certain Nonprofit Organizations.
Donald C. McLean, Nadia Patel
Businesses fear a flood of coronavirus-related lawsuits as the economy re-opens.
Henry Morris, Jr., Michael L. Stevens
Yesterday, the EEOC answered a question that has perplexed employers for weeks: Under the ADA, may employers require antibody testing before they permit employees to re-enter the workplace?
Wayne H. Matelski
FDA’s website allows you to determine if a particular COVID-19 test has been reviewed by the FDA.
Valerie C. Samuels, Robert K. Carrol, Michael L. Stevens, Matthew H. Doyle*
In a landmark ruling issued during Pride month, the United States Supreme Court ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibiting gender discrimination in employment, bars employers from discriminating against employees based on their sexual orientation or transgender status.
Linda M. Jackson, Dana J. Finberg, Sara T. Schneider
Many states strongly disfavor non-compete agreements, enforcing the narrowest of provisions and leaving employers in some jurisdictions with limited options for protecting their investments in intangible assets such as goodwill and customer relationships.
Thomas R. Castiello, Jon S. Bouker, Gerald L. Mitchell, Karoline Nunez*, Jennifer A. Stecco*
On June 8, 2020, Mayor Bowser signed the Coronavirus Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (the Act), which the Council of the District of Columbia had unanimously approved on May 19, 2020. The Act is now in effect for 90 days (i.e., until September 6, 2020).
Henry Morris, Jr., Michael L. Stevens
With the economy reopening, on June 11, 2020, the EEOC updated its COVID-19 Technical Assistance Publication — What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws — to identify concerns that employers may face as they plan for employees to return to the workpl
Wayne H. Matelski
On June 10, 2020, the FDA issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the first molecular diagnostic test that can generate information about the genomic sequence of the COVID-19 virus.
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Alexander S. Birkhold, Michael F. Dearington, Mohammed T. Farooqui, Rebecca W. Foreman, Nadia Patel, Melissa A. Trenk, Laura Zell
Headlines that Matter for Companies and Executives in Regulated Industries
Thomas E. Jeffry, Jr., Eva J. Pulliam, Adam L. Littman, Christine Chong
On May 26, 2020, a Magistrate Judge in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia ordered Capital One to turn over a digital forensic investigation report in a class action arising out of a 2019 cyber incident affecting roughly 100 million US residents.
James H. Hulme, Laurel LaMontagne, Morgan R. Pankow*
The Caquelin decision acknowledges the importance of safeguarding precedent, while also reminding the government that it does not have an unbridled right to interfere with private property interests and take land without just compensation.
Malcolm S. McNeil, Stefan Bogdanovich
On June 1, 2020, the US Supreme Court unanimously ruled a non-signatory to an international arbitration agreement can enforce that agreement and rely on domestic state law doctrines to compel others to arbitrate.
Matthew Tuchband
In four new FAQs issued on June 5, OFAC provides a few surprises in its clarifications of the sector-based sanctions contained in Iran-related Executive Order 13902, which was issued this past January.
Michael L. Stevens, Henry Morris, Jr., Julia E. Johnson, Laura M. Kaplan, Jane Reedy
Many states and localities have issued stay-at-home orders, and have closed on-site business operations to all but essential businesses and their employees. To enable employers to navigate those restrictions, we provide below a brief description of each state’s and the District of Columbia’s stay-at
Jeffrey B. Tate, Christian M. McBurney, Joseph A. Rieser, Julianne DeLeo
The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 removes the CARES Act provision that disallows employers who obtain forgiveness of a PPP loan from deferring the employer portion of Social Security taxes until December 31, 2021 (one-half) and December 31, 2022 (one-half).
Richard J. Krainin, Amal U. Dave, Tal M. Unrad, Bryce W. Donohue, Justin A. Goldberg, Katherine H. Hart*, Sung Soo (Steven) Yoon
On Friday, June 5 President Trump signed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (PPP Flexibility Act) into law.